Dig Into These Sweet Peach Recipes

Dig Into These Sweet Peach Recipes



One of the best parts about summer is the abundance of perfectly sweet peaches, which are nearly impossible to find the rest of the year. We love both the yellow and white-fleshed varieties, plus the super-sweet and slightly flattened Saturns, more commonly known as doughnut peaches. Don't let summer fade away without making these sweet and savory recipes.

One of the best parts about summer is the abundance of perfectly sweet peaches, which are nearly impossible to find the rest of the year. We love both the yellow and white-fleshed varieties, plus the super-sweet and slightly flattened Saturns, more commonly known as doughnut peaches. Don’t let summer fade away without making these sweet and savory recipes. (Jenny Huang/)

A handful of pantry ingredients—brown sugar, smoked salt, cinnamon, vanilla, and bourbon—transforms simple roasted peaches into a sublime summer dessert. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Roasted-Peaches-in-Bourbon-Syrup-with-Smoked-Salt/">Roasted Peaches in Bourbon Syrup with Smoked Salt</a>

A handful of pantry ingredients—brown sugar, smoked salt, cinnamon, vanilla, and bourbon—transforms simple roasted peaches into a sublime summer dessert. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Roasted-Peaches-in-Bourbon-Syrup-with-Smoked-Salt/”>Roasted Peaches in Bourbon Syrup with Smoked Salt</a> (Jessie YuChen/)

Go for the gold with ripe yellow peaches and aromatic lemon verbena in this superlative seasonal sorbet Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/peach-sorbet-recipe/">Peach Sorbet</a>

Go for the gold with ripe yellow peaches and aromatic lemon verbena in this superlative seasonal sorbet Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/peach-sorbet-recipe/”>Peach Sorbet</a> (Ted + Chelsea Cavanaugh/)

Cookbook author Cathy Barrow adds rye whiskey and cardamom to this peach jam, giving it a slightly spicy, complex depth. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/peach-jam-whiskey-cardamom-recipe/">Rock 'N' Rye Peach Jam</a>

Cookbook author Cathy Barrow adds rye whiskey and cardamom to this peach jam, giving it a slightly spicy, complex depth. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/peach-jam-whiskey-cardamom-recipe/”>Rock ‘N’ Rye Peach Jam</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

Bourbon, cinnamon, and nutmeg add warmth to this bright summer peach pie. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/summer-peach-pie-recipe">Summer Peach Pie</a>

Bourbon, cinnamon, and nutmeg add warmth to this bright summer peach pie. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/summer-peach-pie-recipe”>Summer Peach Pie</a> (Farideh Sadeghin/)

Dried peaches add concentrated fruit flavor—and a pleasant chew—to these sweet, summery scones. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/peach-scones/">Peach Scones</a>

Dried peaches add concentrated fruit flavor—and a pleasant chew—to these sweet, summery scones. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/peach-scones/”>Peach Scones</a> (James Roper/)

Barry Sorkin from Smoque has a bold claim about their peach cobbler. "It's kind of like a fruit cup. You could almost argue it's breakfast food if you want." A roasted almond streusel on top adds a complex nutty complement, and hey, you might as well eat it for breakfast. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/peach-cobbler-recipe">Peach Cobbler</a>

Barry Sorkin from Smoque has a bold claim about their peach cobbler. “It’s kind of like a fruit cup. You could almost argue it’s breakfast food if you want.” A roasted almond streusel on top adds a complex nutty complement, and hey, you might as well eat it for breakfast. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/peach-cobbler-recipe”>Peach Cobbler</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

This summery drink combines peach purée, cucumber, and whiskey. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/whiskey-peach-ginger-cocktail-recipe/">Evening Shade</a>

This summery drink combines peach purée, cucumber, and whiskey. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/whiskey-peach-ginger-cocktail-recipe/”>Evening Shade</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

Sweet, pale orange ice cream flavored with ripe, juicy peaches simply screams summer. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Peach-Ice-Cream">Peach Ice Cream</a>

Sweet, pale orange ice cream flavored with ripe, juicy peaches simply screams summer. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Peach-Ice-Cream”>Peach Ice Cream</a> (Laura Sant/)

For a new kind of summer pie, top Rhode Island-style grilled pizza with sweet peaches, salty prosciutto, and peppery arugula. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/grilled-pizza-with-peaches-prosciutto-and-arugula-recipe/">Grilled Pizza with Peaches, Prosciutto, and Arugula</a>

For a new kind of summer pie, top Rhode Island-style grilled pizza with sweet peaches, salty prosciutto, and peppery arugula. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/grilled-pizza-with-peaches-prosciutto-and-arugula-recipe/”>Grilled Pizza with Peaches, Prosciutto, and Arugula</a> (Jenny Huang/)

A teaspoon of yogurt adds a subtle tang to this summery peach drink from Alexis Soler and Ben Clemons of Bar 308 in Nashville, Tennessee. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/308-peaches-honey-peach-gin-cocktail-recipe/">308 Peaches</a>

A teaspoon of yogurt adds a subtle tang to this summery peach drink from Alexis Soler and Ben Clemons of Bar 308 in Nashville, Tennessee. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/308-peaches-honey-peach-gin-cocktail-recipe/”>308 Peaches</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

Sweet, ripe peaches pair remarkably well with sweet caramelized onions and crisp green beans in this summery salad. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Green-Bean-and-Peach-Salad/">Green Bean Salad with Peaches and Caramelized Onions</a>

Sweet, ripe peaches pair remarkably well with sweet caramelized onions and crisp green beans in this summery salad. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Green-Bean-and-Peach-Salad/”>Green Bean Salad with Peaches and Caramelized Onions</a> (James Oseland/)

At once rustic and refined, this technique amplifies the inherent sweetness of the fruit. The mascarpone-mint leaf combo brings a rich yet uplifting twist. The more ripe your fruit, the better it will caramelize. Look for freestone peaches that will let you remove the pits easily. Mallmann says: "Let them burn a bit without touching them. Don't flip and flop." Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/burnt-peaches-plums-dessert-recipe/">Burnt Peaches and Plums with Mascarpone and Hazelnuts</a>

At once rustic and refined, this technique amplifies the inherent sweetness of the fruit. The mascarpone-mint leaf combo brings a rich yet uplifting twist. The more ripe your fruit, the better it will caramelize. Look for freestone peaches that will let you remove the pits easily. Mallmann says: “Let them burn a bit without touching them. Don’t flip and flop.” Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/burnt-peaches-plums-dessert-recipe/”>Burnt Peaches and Plums with Mascarpone and Hazelnuts</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

Crushed amaretti cookies lend nutty depth to sweet mashed peaches in this simple dessert. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/pesche-ripiene-al-forno-baked-peaches-with-crushed-amaretti-cookies/">Pesche Ripiene al Forno (Baked Peaches with Crushed Amaretti Cookies)</a>

Crushed amaretti cookies lend nutty depth to sweet mashed peaches in this simple dessert. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/pesche-ripiene-al-forno-baked-peaches-with-crushed-amaretti-cookies/”>Pesche Ripiene al Forno (Baked Peaches with Crushed Amaretti Cookies)</a> (Ingalls Photography/)

Sweet peaches and aromatic lemon verbena marry in this syrup, perfect for mixing into cocktails such as an old-fashioned or <a href="http://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/classic-french-75-champagne-cognac-cocktail">French 75</a>. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/peach-and-lemon-verbena-simple-syrup-recipe/">Peach and Lemon Verbena Syrup</a>

Sweet peaches and aromatic lemon verbena marry in this syrup, perfect for mixing into cocktails such as an old-fashioned or <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/classic-french-75-champagne-cognac-cocktail”>French 75</a>. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/peach-and-lemon-verbena-simple-syrup-recipe/”>Peach and Lemon Verbena Syrup</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

Inspired by the classic combination of prosciutto and melon, chef John Karangis of Union Square Events created this elegant summer appetizer that marries the sweetness of smoky grilled peaches with salt-cured Italian ham. When choosing peaches for grilling, be sure to pick fruit that's slightly firmer. If they are labeled "freestone," all the better—the pit will pop out without much struggle. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/grilled-peaches-prosciutto-pistachios-recipe/">Grilled Peach with Rosemary, Smoked Country Ham, and Toasted Pistachios</a>

Inspired by the classic combination of prosciutto and melon, chef John Karangis of Union Square Events created this elegant summer appetizer that marries the sweetness of smoky grilled peaches with salt-cured Italian ham. When choosing peaches for grilling, be sure to pick fruit that’s slightly firmer. If they are labeled “freestone,” all the better—the pit will pop out without much struggle. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/grilled-peaches-prosciutto-pistachios-recipe/”>Grilled Peach with Rosemary, Smoked Country Ham, and Toasted Pistachios</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

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